Post-election spate of hate crimes worse than post-9/11, experts say

 Posted by on 2016-11-12 at 10:24  donald trump, Politics, race, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Post-election spate of hate crimes worse than post-9/11, experts say
Nov 122016
 

What may seem like a dramatic rise in the number of hate harassment and hate incidents happening across the country in the wake of Tuesday’s general election is not in anyone’s imagination, experts say.

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Let’s Talk About the Constitution – After Trump’s Win, We’re Going to Need It

 Posted by on 2016-11-09 at 19:06  News, Politics, race, racism, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Let’s Talk About the Constitution – After Trump’s Win, We’re Going to Need It
Nov 092016
 

The rise of President-elect Donald J. Trump is a triumph for white supremacy and misogyny that too many of us believed was impossible in the United States in 2016.

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FBI warned of white supremacists in law enforcement 10 years ago. Has anything changed?

 Posted by on 2016-10-21 at 23:45  police, police brutality, Politics, race, Reblog  Comments Off on FBI warned of white supremacists in law enforcement 10 years ago. Has anything changed?
Oct 212016
 


Increased attention toward the killing of black men and women by police throughout the past year has ignited national conversations on racism and law enforcement.

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‘You’re Asian, Right? Why Are You Even Here?’

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 23:03  civil rights, milwaukee, police, Politics, race, racism, Reblog  Comments Off on ‘You’re Asian, Right? Why Are You Even Here?’
Aug 232016
 


MILWAUKEE — I knew the protest was going to spiral into something bigger when I saw a man in tears push a police officer. I had never seen anyone lay a hand on a cop, even amicably. But these people gathered now in the street were utterly out of patience.

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She grew up here, but Milwaukee isn’t home to her

 Posted by on 2016-05-11 at 13:09  milwaukee, poverty, race, Reblog, urbanism  Comments Off on She grew up here, but Milwaukee isn’t home to her
May 112016
 

I just returned to what I consider to be home, Brooklyn, after spending just over a week in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is where I spent most of my childhood, but I haven’t called it home for years.

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Ghost in the Shell and anime’s troubled history with representation

 Posted by on 2016-05-09 at 20:59  animation, anime, cinema, film, ghost in the shell, hollywood, japan, movies, race, Reblog, whitewashing  Comments Off on Ghost in the Shell and anime’s troubled history with representation
May 092016
 

In January of 2015, it was announced that Scarlett Johansson would star as Major Motoko Kusanagi in Paramount’s live-action adaptation of the beloved anime and manga franchise Ghost in the Shell.

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The Line That May Have Won Hillary Clinton the Nomination

 Posted by on 2016-04-28 at 23:34  banking, clinton, economic policy, economics, Economy, election 2016, finance, hillary clinton, mortgage, News, Politics, race, Reblog, wall street  Comments Off on The Line That May Have Won Hillary Clinton the Nomination
Apr 282016
 

Bernie Sanders missed an opportunity in his campaign to connect Wall Street with race, writes Matt Taibbi. Maybe it’s too early for post-mortems. But the results the other night seemingly all but settled the Democratic primary race, which may have turned on a single moment.

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